11th MEU spends Valentine's on the range

A remote cove near Arta Beach in Djibouti provides a safe live-fire weapons range for U.S. Marine Corps members with Alpha Company, 1st Battalion, 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit, Feb.14, 2017. Training time on the range allows Marines to maintain their respective skills and proficiencies.

By SSgt Penny Snoozy CJTF-HOA Djibouti Feb 21, 2017
16 photos: 11th MEU spends Valentine's on the range
Photo 1 of 16: U.S. Marines with Alpha Company, 1st Battalion, 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), stand at the edge of a range waiting for the next repetition of fire, Feb. 14, 2017, at Arta Beach in Djibouti. Marines worked on engaging a target while moving and under physical stress. A MEU is a forward-deployed, flexible sea-based Marine air-ground task force ready to respond to crisis and conduct limited contingency operations. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Penny Snoozy)
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16 photos: 11th MEU spends Valentine's on the range
Photo 2 of 16: U.S. Marines with Alpha Company, 1st Battalion, 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), completes a repetition of fire during a Combat Marksmanship Program shoot, Feb. 14, 2017, at Arta Beach in Djibouti. Marines worked on engaging a target while moving and under physical stress. The time on the range allows the 11th MEU to maintain their respective skills and proficiencies. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Penny Snoozy)
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16 photos: 11th MEU spends Valentine's on the range
Photo 3 of 16: U.S. Marines with Alpha Company, 1st Battalion, 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), verify scores after a Combat Marksmanship Program shoot, Feb. 14, 2017, at Arta Beach in Djibouti. Marines worked on engaging a target while moving and under physical stress. An MEU is a quick response force, which consists of Sailors and Marines on standby for immediate crisis response across the globe. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Penny Snoozy)
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16 photos: 11th MEU spends Valentine's on the range
Photo 4 of 16: U.S. Marines with Alpha Company, 1st Battalion, 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), focus downrange during a Combat Marksmanship Program shoot, Feb. 14, 2017, at Arta Beach in Djibouti. Marines worked on engaging a target while moving and under physical stress. A MEU is a forward-deployed, flexible sea-based Marine air-ground task force ready to respond to crisis and conduct limited contingency operations. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Penny Snoozy)
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16 photos: 11th MEU spends Valentine's on the range
Photo 5 of 16: U.S. Marines with Alpha Company, 1st Battalion, 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), prepare for the next repetition of fire during a Combat Marksmanship Program shoot, Feb. 14, 2017, at Arta Beach in Djibouti. Marines worked on engaging a target while moving and under physical stress. The time on the range allows the 11th MEU to maintain their respective skills and proficiencies. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Penny Snoozy)
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16 photos: 11th MEU spends Valentine's on the range
Photo 6 of 16: U.S. Marines with Alpha Company, 1st Battalion, 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), stand at the edge of a range waiting for the next repetition of fire, Feb. 14, 2017, at Arta Beach in Djibouti. Marines worked on engaging a target while moving and under physical stress. The time on the range allows the 11th MEU to maintain their respective skills and proficiencies. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Penny Snoozy)
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16 photos: 11th MEU spends Valentine's on the range
Photo 7 of 16: U.S. Marines with Alpha Company, 1st Battalion, 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), move downrange while being guided during a Combat Marksmanship Program shoot, Feb. 14, 2017, at Arta Beach in Djibouti. Marines worked on accurately engaging a target while moving and under physical stress. A MEU is a forward-deployed, flexible sea-based Marine air-ground task force ready to respond to crisis and conduct limited contingency operations. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Penny Snoozy)
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16 photos: 11th MEU spends Valentine's on the range
Photo 8 of 16: U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Dylan Hudson, Alpha Company, 1st Battalion, 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), stands at the edge of a range waiting for the next repetition of fire, Feb. 14, 2017, at Arta Beach in Djibouti. Marines worked on engaging a target while moving and under physical stress. A MEU is a quick response force, which consists of Sailors and Marines on standby for immediate crisis response across the globe. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Penny Snoozy)
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16 photos: 11th MEU spends Valentine's on the range
Photo 9 of 16: U.S. Marines with Alpha Company, 1st Battalion, 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), prepare for the next repetition of fire during a Combat Marksmanship Program shoot, Feb. 14, 2017, at Arta Beach in Djibouti. Marines worked on engaging a target while moving and under physical stress. The time on the range allows the 11th MEU to maintain their respective skills and proficiencies. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Penny Snoozy)
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16 photos: 11th MEU spends Valentine's on the range
Photo 10 of 16: U.S. Marines with Alpha Company, 1st Battalion, 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), move downrange while being guided during a Combat Marksmanship Program shoot, Feb. 14, 2017, at Arta Beach in Djibouti. Marines worked on engaging a target while moving and under physical stress. The time on the range allows the 11th MEU to maintain their respective skills and proficiencies. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Penny Snoozy)
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16 photos: 11th MEU spends Valentine's on the range
Photo 11 of 16: U.S. Marines with Alpha Company, 1st Battalion, 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), focus downrange getting their Battle Sight Zero (BZO), Feb. 14, 2017, at Arta Beach in Djibouti. The effectiveness of the range training increases when members have an accurate BZO. A MEU is a forward-deployed, flexible sea-based Marine air-ground task force ready to respond to crisis and conduct limited contingency operations. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Penny Snoozy)
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16 photos: 11th MEU spends Valentine's on the range
Photo 12 of 16: U.S. Marines with Alpha Company, 1st Battalion, 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), focus downrange during a Combat Marksmanship Program shoot, Feb. 14, 2017, at Arta Beach in Djibouti. Marines worked on engaging a target while moving and under physical stress. A MEU is a quick response force, which consists of Sailors and Marines on standby for immediate crisis response across the globe. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Penny Snoozy)
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16 photos: 11th MEU spends Valentine's on the range
Photo 13 of 16: U.S. Marines with Alpha Company, 1st Battalion, 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), move downrange during a Combat Marksmanship Program shoot, Feb. 14, 2017, at Arta Beach in Djibouti. The Marines worked on engaging a target while moving and under physical stress. A MEU is a quick response force, which consists of Sailors and Marines on standby for immediate crisis response across the globe. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Penny Snoozy)
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16 photos: 11th MEU spends Valentine's on the range
Photo 14 of 16: U.S. Marines with Alpha Company, 1st Battalion, 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), focus downrange in a prone position during a Combat Marksmanship Program shoot, Feb. 14, 2017, at Arta Beach in Djibouti. Marines worked on engaging a target while moving and under physical stress. A MEU is a forward-deployed, flexible sea-based Marine air-ground task force ready to respond to crisis and conduct limited contingency operations. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Penny Snoozy)
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16 photos: 11th MEU spends Valentine's on the range
Photo 15 of 16: U.S. Marines with Alpha Company, 1st Battalion, 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), focus downrange during a Combat Marksmanship Program shoot, Feb. 14, 2017, at Arta Beach in Djibouti. Marines worked on engaging a target while moving and under physical stress. The time on the range allows the 11th MEU to maintain their respective skills and proficiencies. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Penny Snoozy)
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16 photos: 11th MEU spends Valentine's on the range
Photo 16 of 16: A remote cove near Arta Beach in Djibouti provides a safe live-fire weapons range for U.S. Marine Corps members with Alpha Company, 1st Battalion, 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit, Feb.14, 2017. Training time on the range allows Marines to maintain their respective skills and proficiencies. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Penny Snoozy)
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